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NEW YORK, July 29- With some of Wall Street's more volatile names set to report in the next couple of days, traders who bet on big swings in shares are hoping to see moves more like Facebook than Netflix. Netflix, along with Gilead Sciences and several other stocks famous for their sharp gyrations, were unusually calm following their latest quarterly reports.
When news broke in May that Rackspace had hired Morgan Stanley to explore strategic options amid such stiff competition, the company’s stock shot up.
Recently eBay launched its own 3- D printing store via an iPhone app called eBay Exact. "The introduction of our 3- D printed products store suggests the beginnings of a shift in online retail— that manufacturing can be more nimble to provide an immersive customer experience," said Petra Schindler-Carter, director for Amazon Marketplace sales.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports Amazon is preparing to roll out its own mobile credit card reader in the next few weeks to compete against Square and PayPal. The "Squawk Alley" team provides insight.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. While acquisition activity limited the market's decline, keeping indexes near record levels, investors found few reasons to buy as the data followed some high-profile disappointments in corporate earnings, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week. D.R. Horton Inc fell 1.7 percent to $21.24.
Many so-called momentum stocks have rebounded as economic data have been mixed and volatility remained low. Financial Times reports.
The successes of 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards' show that Netflix is ready to be a player in TV. Fiscal Times reports.
Amazon.com will offer 3-D printing that allows customers to customize and build items from third-party sellers on its website.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity supported the market, there have been a number of high-profile earnings disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Monday, led by a rally in Chinese markets, on optimism about the health of the world's second-largest economy.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity gave investors a reason to buy, there have been a number of high-profile earning disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar. *Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $9.2 billion, or $74.50 per share in cash and stock.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 28- Amazon.com Inc will offer 3 D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalization option on its website.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew.
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
Mashable's Lance Ulanoff takes a look the new Amazon Fire Phone, which began shipping on Friday.
U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday weighed by Amazon's weak earnings and Visa's lowered outlook, in addition to ongoing geopolitical concerns.
*Visa, Amazon decline as earnings disappoint. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Visa Inc., down $7.97 to $214.77. Pandora Media Inc., down $2.97 to $25.75.
NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon.com, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.
High chairs that can potentially entrap a child and poses a strangulation hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include cribs and bar stools that can partially fall apart. They were sold at Walmart.com and Amazon.com from November 2012 to November 2013.